Well known colleges in Thane

Thane city has acquired a new face of a modern city sufficed with many facilities and an infrastructure, which can handle influx of large number of visitors to this city of lakes. Basic facilities in Thane including education, health care, water supply and electricity are taken care by the Municipal Corporation in Thane. The city while adapting to the modern lifestyle has raised huge residential towers as well as shopping complexes in its vicinity.

Marathi movie music launch at Thane College
Thane is on the forefront as far as education is considered since historic times. Many great personalities of Thane were the outcome of best education facilities available here since hundreds of years. Many educational institutions of the city provide quality education to the population of the city as well as to the many others in nearby locations, where proper facilities are not available. Thane had given great many leaders during freedom struggle of our country and some of the leaders felt a need to educate the masses so that they will be wise enough to resist the oppressive policies of the British rule. In order to implement these ideas institutions like Vidya Prasarak Mandal came forward and established schools and colleges, which became popular by the names VPM schools and Bedekar College. Taking into consideration the needs and demands of the town Dr. Bedekar the president of VPM and the board of directors of decided to start a new Law college in Thane. This helped thousands of candidates who were interested to complete their law studies and popularized the name of VPM in the region.
 
As the needs of the city kept on increasing new colleges were introduced in Thane which provided education in different fields like science, commerce, art, engineering and medicine. Many popular colleges in Thane include NKTT College, which is a commerce college at Kharkar Ali in Thane offering Bachelors and many other degrees related to commerce.  Dnyan Sadhana College is located on a huge complex of around 2.25 acres with modern infrastructural facilities and amenities. The college was founded with a prime aim of supporting weaker section of the society and assist needy students in their advanced education by offering scholarships and loans.

Fantastic Republic Day Celebrations At Thane

Over the years, certain places in India, that were uninhabited by people, have now grown into major cities. One such example is the city of Thane in Maharashtra state; which was mostly covered by dense forests, a few decades ago. Today, it has become the most sought-after destination among people living in Mumbai and its suburbs. In recent times, several residential buildings, commercial complexes, malls and multiplexes have come up in this city. Many events are celebrated with great enthusiasm by its residents, which attracts a lot of people residing near Mumbai and its surrounding regions. It is one of those emerging cities, which has gained much attention within a short period of time.

Republic Day Celebrations in Thane
All festivals of India and other major occasions are observed with great fanfare by its people. The Republic Day celebrations also involve huge festivities, which can be witnessed on the 26th of January every year. This is the day when educational institutions, government organizations and private establishments organize public functions which involve colourful parades. As this day is a public holiday in India, people enjoy their day off from work and even participate in various public events.

Tourists coming to this city during Republic Day would get the opportunity to witness its celebrations at various places. Booking an accommodation at Hotel United-21 would enable them to have a luxurious accommodation while touring the city. This hotel offers well-furnished rooms that are fully equipped with modern amenities. Its multi-cuisine restaurant called 'Spices & Sauces' offers mouth-watering delicacies, while guests can savour their favorite drinks at its 'Waves' lounge bar. The festivals in Thane are also celebrated by this hotel, with some fantastic events that are held at its Lifestyle Family Club. Guests of this hotel can also taste some special dishes that are made available at Spices & Sauces on such occasions.

The Fabulous Makar Sankranti Celebrations Of Thane

Each Indian state has its own way of celebrating festivals, and this is reflected in various festive occasions of Thane. Over the years, Thane has developed a cosmopolitan look, as many people from different ethnic backgrounds have made this place their home. As a result, festivals belonging to their respective cultures are celebrated with great zest, enabling others to be a part of their festivities. The Makar Sankranti festival, which is an important day for Maharashtrians as well as several other communities residing in this region, is mostly celebrated on the 14th of January every year. It is one of the most awaited festivals of Hindus in Maharashtra and many other states of India.

Makar Sankranti Celebrations in Thane
On this day, a get-together of married women is organized, which is known as 'Haldi-Kunku'. A special kind of sweet dish is prepared for the occasion, using gram flour, ground sesame seeds and jaggery. A ball-shaped sweet called 'Tilgul', made using sesame seeds and jaggery is distributed among people. Among all festivals in Thane region, this particular one promotes the spirit of brotherhood. Tourists visiting this part of the world would notice it during the distribution of Tilguls, as people tell each other to forget past hostilities or ill-feelings and speak sweet words.  

Tourists coming from distant places for a visit to Thane during early January, would have an opportunity to be a part of these festivities. Whether they are in this region for business or leisure, a stay in Hotel United-21 can give them a chance to participate in special events organized by the staff on such occasions. This hotel hosts the best event celebrations in Thane city, and also offers special delicacies in its multi-cuisine restaurant called 'Spices & Sauces'. Other than the special events, guests of this hotel can also enjoy a world-class stay with all the modern amenities.

Upvan Arts Festival in Thane

Thane the historic city near Mumbai is going to get transformed into a city of arts during Upvan Arts Festival, which will be hosted at Upvan Lake. More than two hundred Indian as well as International artists will be presenting miracles of visual and performing arts. It will be a first of its kind experience for the residents of Thane as well surrounding places to witness dazzling performances at Upvan Lake, which is one of the biggest lakes of Thane. The venue of this festival is exclusive with views of lake nestled at the backdrop of Yeoor hills, offering total serenity and calm to the visitors.

Image Courtesy by Upvan Arts Festival
Thane is going to get buzzed up during this festival with the arrival of participating artists as well as the admirers of art and artistic forms. This festival lasting for three days starting from 10th January 2014 and concluding on 12th January, will be really a feast for those who love art and its various forms. These three day bonanza will offer everything from fine as well as traditional art, performing arts, Culinary arts, visual and digital art. Performances related to art installations, interactive art, folk center art and contemporary art will be some of the highlighting events at the festival. Day one will offer you opportunity of witnessing legendary maestros performing their extraordinary skills on various Indian musical instruments. Masters of Indian classical singing will present a feast of classical singing on day two and third day will be reserved for devotional singing performances. Apart from music an attempt will be made towards development of visual arts in the region through performances, discussions, exhibits and demonstrations.

Upvan the venue of this event in Thane can be easily reached from Thane station, which is just five km at Thane West. Those who are coming from distant places in India as well as some other countries be assured that there are plenty of accommodations available in Thane, along with a world class hotel like hotel United-21. Tickets for this Upvan arts festival in Thane can be booked at various venues in and around Thane, which are mentioned on the website Upvan arts festival. Book your tickets at the earliest to witness this great saga of art, culture, shopping and much more at Thane.